ODUP 2022- Virtual Professional Development Institute for Professionals and Families Who Support Students Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Virginia Department of Education, VDOE, & the Technical Assistance Center for Children Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing at the Partnership for People with Disabilities, VCU

June 22-24, 2022

Opening Doors Unlocking Potential, ODUP 2022, will focus on effective strategies to positively impact academic outcomes for students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. This three-day virtual event will inspire and rejuvenate the professionals and parents who devote their time to these students.

For ODUP 2022 Information & Registration

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Family Engagement Conference (In-Person)

PEATC & Virginia Department of Education, VDOE

July 16, 2022, 8:00am-4:00pm

Parents, caregivers, educators, and community leaders will join together to learn strategies that empower all stakeholders to work collaboratively to develop family and school partnerships that share the goal of improving student achievement.

Register for Family Engagement Conference

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Webinar Recording: Our Resilience Story with Dr. Allison Jackson-Dyer

Dr. Jackson-Dyer was the keynote speaker for this virtual leadership conference. While this was created for nursing, education, and social work students and professionals, the social inequities and trauma exacerbated by the pandemic impact all of us and this topic is important for anyone wanting to be an effective leader and engaged citizen.

Watch the Webinar Recording: Our Resilience Story with Dr. Allison Jackson-Dyer

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Content Teaching Academy

James Madison University, JMU

June 26-30, 2022

The content areas include: Best Practices in Inclusive Education, Co-Teaching for Reading and Math (elementary, middle, and secondary), Instructional Practices for Teachers (IPT) of Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities Academy and Adapted Physical Education. Participants must create an Iris account to register for this event at James Madison University.

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VIRGINIA COLLEGE and UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

VIRGINIA COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY PROGRAMS

LCSW Clinical Supervision Training Workshop
Longwood University is offering an online, 14-hour training from June 6-10 that will fulfill the Virginia Board of Social Work’s requirements for Licensed Clinical Social Workers to provide clinical supervision to social workers pursuing their LCSW. Register for this self-paced workshop or contact Teresa B. Reynolds for more information.

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction Info Session
Enjoy the convenience of completely online asynchronous learning using engaging state-of-the-art online instructional techniques with UVA’s Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree. Select from more than ten areas of emphasis launching this fall to tailor your education experience to your professional interests. Register today for the virtual info session on June 23 at 10:30a.m. or email for a recording of a past info session.

Post-Master’s Certificate for Reading Specialists
Earn a graduate certificate from Virginia Commonwealth University. The Post-master’s Certificate for Reading Specialist is designed for students who wish to gain state licensure as a reading specialist in kindergarten through high school settings. The Post-master’s Certificate for Reading Specialist requires a minimum of 24 total graduate credit hours.

School Librarianship Prince William & Hampton Roads Cohorts
Longwood University has an exciting professional development opportunity for teachers in either the Prince William or Hampton Roads areas who want to earn their School Librarianship endorsement or master’s degree. Starting Fall 2022, participants can be a part of a new cohort within driving distance of either area! Hybrid classes meet from one to five Saturdays each semester, depending on the course.  Email program director Dr. Karla Collins or register today!

Online Special Education – General Curriculum Graduate Certificate.
This graduate certificate is designed to equip K-12 teachers with the knowledge and skills to address the needs of students with disabilities in the general curriculum classroom. Courses can be taken for recertification, professional development or to add an endorsement to your current PK-3, PK-6, middle grades, or secondary license. Current Virginia residents and educators can also take advantage of our reduced tuition rate. For more information, visit UVA School of Education and Human Development or contact Courtney Sullivan.

VCU: M.E.d. Reading Specialist Program
The M.Ed. in reading, reading specialist concentration provides prospective reading specialists with integrated experiences in all aspects of the reading curriculum, ranging from preschool to adult levels. This nationally-accredited and VBOE-approved program promotes a passion for lifelong reading education, embracing literacy practices across all levels. The online reading program offers students a high level of flexibility for managing their time and coursework. The program features interactive dialogues, asynchronous online discussions, synchronous online conversations and coaching opportunities.

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CHOICE Cohort Opportunity

CHOICE Cohort Opportunity
Virginia Ed Strategies is currently recruiting school divisions and teachers to participate in their second Cohort of CHOICE! They have 700 openings for teachers desiring autonomy in their professional learning and access to $1500 annually to use for professional learning, materials, and travel. Virginia Ed Strategies is looking for high school science, math, computer science, & CTE teachers to join the new two-year Cohort. Learn more and complete an interest form today!  

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World Languages Summer Professional Learning Opportunities

World Languages Summer Professional Learning Opportunities
Registration is now open for three opportunities for summer professional learning in world languages.  You may register for more than one event; however spaces are limited and acceptance is not guaranteed for all events.  Registration and workshop material costs are paid by VDOE. Some meals and lodging are also provided. 
Event 1: July 20. Addressing the Needs of Students with Disabilities as World Language Learners (Richmond)
Event 2: July 21-22. Using the VA SOL to Guide Your World Language Program (Richmond)
Event 3: July 28-29. Modified Oral Proficiency Interview (MOPI) Workshop (Leesburg, Loudoun County)  

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Elementary Engineering Workshop

Elementary Engineering Workshop
The NASA eClips Team is offering a face-to-face, hands-on workshop sponsored by VDOE. Learn how to access and use the free Engineering by Design curriculum and related NASA resources available to educators in Virginia. The workshop will be held in Hampton on June 28 for fourth and fifth grade teachers; on June 29 for second and third grade teachers; and June 30 for KG, first, and second grade teachers. 

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School of Education Doctoral Programs Webinar

Reserve Your Spot
School of Education Doctoral Programs Webinar

June 9, 2022 @ 6 PM ET
Are you ready to learn more about Regent University’s School of Education doctoral programs?
Join us for our doctoral faculty connect with our esteemed professors, Dr. Koonce and Dr. Finn.
During the webinar you will:Learn more about the School of Education.
Hear the heart of our faculty.
Learn important details about our doctoral programs.
You’ll also be able to ask questions as part of our Q & A session.
Register today!Register for Webinar
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Success

Hi, keep using your decoding skill to read great books!

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Wellness Newsletter

May/June Edition

Spotlights:
Suffolk Farmer’s Market
Zoo Volunteers
Summer Challenges

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Wellness Program Survey

A Wellness Survey is now available.  This survey is open to any SPS staff member regardless of wellness program participation.

Wellness Survey 21-22
Survey closes at 6PM, Friday, May 27, 2022

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Geometry SOL — Tuesday May 24th

Geometry SOL — Tuesday May 24th

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Geometry Videos for the Week of May 16th thru 23rd

No Further Videos for May 16th thru May 23rd due to SOL Geometry Test Review beginning.  If you want, go back to videos from the entire year from earlier posts.

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Geometry Work for 5/20 and 5/23

  1. Problem of the Day SOL Quiz #2
  2. TEST NAV #4 (#14 thru #20)
  3. No New Homework
  4. Study — Geometry SOL Tuesday May 24th
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Geometry Work for 5/17 and 5/18

I will be absent, Students will receive this Work:

  1. Have students complete the Prism/Circle Review Sheet (+36pts).  They can either work alone or in pairs if they like.  Make sure all students do the work on this Circle Review Sheet during the class and collect it when they finish.  When the students finish, please place this review sheet in the folder entitled Class Block# Sub Folder.  If not done, students must complete for homework which would be due by next class.
  2. If they finish this review sheet early, students can work on the Word Search for Extra Credit.  If students finish before class ends, please place this extra credit sheet in the folder entitled Class Block# Sub Folder.
  3. Remind Students that the Geometry SOL is next Tuesday, May 24th.
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Geometry Work for 5/16 and 5/19

  1. SOL Problem of the Day #4
  2. TEST NAV #3 (#21 thru #30)
  3. SOL Homework #3
  4. Study — Geometry SOL Tuesday May 24th
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Geometry Videos for the Week of May 10th thru 13th

No Further Videos for May 10th thru May 13th due to SOL Geometry Test Review beginning.  If you want, go back to videos from the entire year from earlier posts.

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Geometry Work for 5/12 and 5/13

  1. SOL Problem of the Day #3
  2. TEST NAV #2 (#7 thru #12)
  3. SOL Homework #2
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Geometry Work for 5/10 and 5/11

  1. Problem of the Day SOL Quiz #1
  2. SOL MasteryConnect Benchmark Homework [HW plus 2 EC HW] Directions for the Test in Canvas
  3. Right Triangle Review Notes for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Blocks Only
  4. Right Triangle Review Sheet (+10pts) for 3rd, 4th, and 5th Blocks Only
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